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Review

Joy to the Pearl

With first-rate pasta and rustic pizza, Bella Gioia succeeds in its quest for authenticity.

  • By Nino Padova
  • Published 05/19/2009

Review

Choice Bites

At Evoe, a new eatery next door to Pastaworks on SE Hawthorne Boulevard, diners can discover the true art of snacking.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

American Why

When a simple salad of arugula collides with “high-tech American” cuisine, what’s a modern American diner to do?

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Inn Style

For food-weary Portlanders, this downtown culinary refuge offers good company, warmth and sustenance.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Dinner by Numbers

Is the staff at the Pearl's newest restaurant confident in what they have to offer, or are they covering up for a perceived lack?

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Chintz Charming

After relocating to the northern end of the ever-expanding N Mississippi Ave in December, the new Lovely Hula Hands still offers similar atmospheric enchantment.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Tenure Track

Chef Dustin Clark has assumed control of the burners at Wildwood.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Review

Honest Like Abe

On an up-and-coming North Portland strip, Lincoln soothes with humble dishes, simple flavors, and steady service.

  • By Nino Padova
  • Published 05/19/2009

FEATURED REVIEW

Patriot Games

Does 50 Plates succeed with its cuisine from all 50 states?

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Review

Cursed Kitchen?

In a Victorian on SE Hawthorne Boulevard, the chef of Belly Timber tries to transcend the building's troubled past.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Smooth Operator

A $4 million restaurant debuts on a lonely stretch of the South Waterfront. But is the food as opulent as the décor?

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Shaky Ground

When a fine dining establishment called Terroir opens three blocks north of a Popeye's, it's got a lot to live up to. Or does it?

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Tailored Tapas

Does the latest Spanish-inspired eatery to hit Portland pass muster? It does if you customize your meal just right.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Veganopia

Is Portland’s newest, swankiest vegan restaurant only an herbivore’s paradise, or can carnivores dig the vibe too?

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Taste Test

One of Portland’s most eclectic oenophiles opens up *Kir*, a tiny, unpretentious East Side wine bar that passes with flying colors.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Worth Its Salt?

Sel Gris is a new, upscale restaurant on Hawthorne and should be able to live up to its seemingly elemental name.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Japanese Rising

At Tanuki, a diminutive eatery in Nob Hill, sake may be king, but the food that’s paired with it is what holds us captive.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Restaurant Review

Faulty Fusion

A San Diego chef opens Isabel, her fifth West Coast restaurant in Portland, but is this bastion of healthy cuisine built to last?

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Culinary Matador

A new Spanish-inspired restaurant teaches us to grab the bull by the horns and sing its praises like we mean it.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

Article

Down on the Bay

Sustainable seafood, thrice-filtered water and Monica Lewinsky sightings keep the Pearl's Bay 13 packed like a sardine can.

  • By Camas Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009
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